- YEAR OF GRANT
- CATEGORYHEALTH & SPORTS
- ORGANIZATION LOCATIONEleusina, Attiki
- GRANT LOCATIONGREECE
- ORGANIZATION WEBSITEwww.thriassio-hosp.gr
For the purchase of a coronary arteriography unit.
The unit, which performs cardiovascular x-rays, is necessary to cure coronary thrombosis.
One out of three deaths worldwide and one out of two deaths in the European Union is caused by heart disease. Worldwide, heart disease is the most prevalent cause of death. In Greece, 50,000 people die from heart-related illnesses each year.
The Eleusina General Hospital Thriassio supports the health care needs of the residents of fifteen municipalities of Western Athens, a total population of 850,000 people. The Cardiological Clinic can accommodate 31 patients. On an annual basis the hospital receives 1,800 patients, 1,200 as outpatients and the remaining as inpatients.